Rest in Peace my old friend – it died 35 years ago this week
The old Ottawa Journal is one of three newspapers I used to work on that exist no longer. 1,901 more words
A Level results day brings back various memories for many reporters. Late-night inputting of every result in East Lancashire with fellow reporters at the Lancashire Evening Telegraph after someone had deemed we didn’t need extra copytakers to get them into the system is the first one which springs to mind. 339 more words
Somehow, I feel I ended up in the eye of of storm, or at least a great debate, over my views on the editor’s gut instinct v web analytics. 848 more words
Richard Corriere’s Media Insider: Ricky Bobby and Talladega Nights
Give us saying, “I’m sorry,” Local media companies have issues with aging audience, fraud, viewability, and infrastructure costs. 224 more words
Stories involving people complaining about the state of public toilets have long been bread-and-butter content for newsrooms up and down the country.
But here’s a case of the cleaners striking back. 138 more words
For most of their lives, regional newspapers have bundled content together and thrown it into their products, like chucking paint at a wall.
The idea was/is to satisfy all of their customers at once by putting content together from all walks of life, on numerous subjects from a variety of places, in the hope that readers will find comfort from a couple of articles per edition. 900 more words